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How to Break the Anxiety Cycle? Here Are 2 Easy Tips to Do So

If you are deeply troubled by anxiety or have an anxiety disorder, you know the struggle. The amount of hardship is hard to imagine for someone who hasn’t experienced it. Not just do you feel emotional and mental distress, but it can also bring physical discomfort which heavily impacts your overall wellbeing. Today, let’s break …

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Ultimate Guide to Mindfulness Meditation for OCD Intrusive Thoughts

Meditation is one of the most frequent mentions of natural remedies for OCD intrusive thoughts, anxiety disorder, depression, and many more mental health-related conditions. Another word that usually comes together with meditation is ‘Mindfulness‘. I am sure that many of us are still confused over the 2 terms even though you might have practiced meditation …

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Top 5 Reasons Why Writing Is the Best Remedy For Your Mental Health

Do you keep a journal when you were young? I do. I used to feel my journal is my best friend when I was a teenager. I had this diary with a lock gifted by a primary school friend. It’s a lovely little scented journal with a pink cover printed with a teddy bear and …

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5 Proven Strategies to Stop OCD Intrusive Thoughts

Almost every one of us have intrusive thoughts before. Those little disturbing, harmful thoughts jumped into your mind out of nowhere, accompanied by gruesome graphic images and impulsion that give you doubt and fear. What are intrusive thoughts? I have explained in my previous post and how are they formed. Today, let’s talk about how …

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Intrusive Thoughts: What Are They And Why Do We Have Them?

Have you sometimes had a scary thought flash through your mind? When you are standing on a tall building, there seemed to be a voice telling you to jump down. You can even imagine yourself lying in a pool of blood. Or you might be just having a usual day, either working or relaxing, and …

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How I Stopped Harm OCD And My 4 Tips to Stop OCD Intrusive Thoughts

I came across the term harm OCD when I was a third-year university student. I clearly remember how it started. It was approaching the end of the semester and I was heavily stressed by a lot of things happening at once – a relationship that was fallen apart, friends that were drifted away, and, exams. …

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5 Interesting Ways that Help You to Calm Down in 5 Minutes or Less

We are living in a world that is bombarded with new information. In fact, studies have shown that the amount of information an average person nowadays processes can be as much as 74 GB a day. 74 GB is equivalent to watching 16 movies! No wonder we are feeling all anxious and overwhelmed in our …

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10 Positive Self-Talk Phrases Use Daily to Stay Calm

We have tens of thousands of thoughts popping up in our heads daily, but very few of us are mindful of what goes on in our minds. Do you know how these inner voices shape your brain and overall well-being? I have written about the three forms of self-talk in my last post, including the …

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How to Break the Cycle of Health Anxiety: 3 Helpful Tips

Are you often worried about your health? You might feel slight discomfort in your body and your mind starts to go wild. All the scary thoughts pop up in your head.  You start to feel anxious, panic, and in deep worry. You are not the only one. All these anxious thoughts revolving around health fall …

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